Mastery over written English, and the ability to converse fluently in the language, do not always go hand in hand. This is because there is significant difference between written and spoken English. While colloquialisms and slang are best avoided, spoken English is easy once the basics are understood. Constant practice is the key to progress. Young learners will find this series extremely useful, because it uses conversations centering around everyday situations to aid comprehension. Those keen to brush up their conversational skills cannot afford to forego this thoughtfully written and user-friendly series.